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Building men's health shoulder to shoulder : an exploration into the influence of men's sheds on men's health

Haesler, Emily Jane

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Men in Western society have poorer health outcomes on a range of measures and are shown to have poor health knowledge and lower engagement in preventive health than women. Numerous social determinants of health increase men's health risks. Feminist theories of masculinity describe the influence of culture, environment and social interaction on perceptions of being a man. Hegemonic masculinity in today's culture constructs the ideal man as tough, self-reliant, independent and dominant to females...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156040
DOI: 10.25911/5d514f9b16207

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